CURRENCY markets were greeted with a sudden spike in volatility early in Thursday's Asian session as investors grew more risk averse amid the slowdown in global growth....

[SYDNEY] The Australian dollar was picking up the pieces on Thursday after a torrent of automated selling against the yen sent it plunging to multi-year lows on a host of major currencies.

[SINGAPORE] The yen jumped while the Australian dollar plummeted on Thursday morning in what strategists and traders said was an apparent "flash crash" triggered by algorithmic-platform...